Boris Johnson: The Brexit champion who delivered

World / Politics Feb 1, 2020

Boris Johnson: The Brexit champion who delivered

Even for a maverick politician like Boris Johnson, backing Brexit four years ago was a huge gamble. But it has paid off spectacularly with Britain's exit Friday from the European Union. The Conservative leader remains a divisive figure, hailed by many for his optimism and ...

Britain leaves the EU — now what?

World / Politics Feb 1, 2020

Britain leaves the EU — now what?

Britain left the European Union on Friday, ending more than four decades of economic, political and legal integration with its closest neighbors. But things will feel the same for many months, owing to a transition period intended to allow both sides time to agree the ...

Brexit is here, but what changes?

World / Politics Feb 1, 2020

Brexit is here, but what changes?

At midnight on Friday — 1,317 days after British voters decided to leave the European Union — Brexit finally came about. So what changed? So far, not much. Daily business between the United Kingdom and the EU will continue as before during an 11-month transition ...